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Monday · September 12 2005

25 Mind-Numbingly Stupid Quotes About Hurricane Katrina And Its Aftermath

#22 “FEMA is not going to hesitate at all in this storm. We are not going to sit back and make this a bureaucratic process. We are going to move fast, we are going to move quick, and we are going to do whatever it takes to help disaster victims.” —FEMA Director Michael Brown, Aug. 28, 2005

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September 13 2005

Love this. But I think the one about FEMA not being aware of the people at the Superdome takes the cake. Also, Laura Bush's quote about the previously underpriveleged doing "pretty well now" reveals the dark soul that exists under her Stepford Wife exterior.

September 13 2005

The "working very well for them" quote is actually from former First Lady, Barbara Bush.

The FEMA unaware quote is from Ted Koppel's interview with Brown, which you can see in full at the link below. Rare to see an anchor beat the crap out of an interviewee so thoroughly.

© 2005 Jason Keglovitz